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I made lots of cuts on my forearm with scissors and after 3 days my skin became really hard and my whole forearm is swollen. I put polysporin on everyday. Is this an infection?

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Last Updated: 10/07/2019 at 10:53am
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Epikura
October 7th, 2019 10:53am
It might be. Objects such as scissors are not very sharp and often not particularly clean, which can make an infection more likely. I would recommend going to see a doctor that you trust to have a look at it. I personally experienced that doctors are very professional and calm when it comes to the treatment of self harm wounds. If the idea scares you, take a friend with you. I can understand that this might not be an easy step to take but it’s important to make sure that these wounds are taken care off probably. I wish you all the best!